An Anthology of Myths, Legends and Folktales from Cameroon: Storytelling in Africa (Studies in African Literature v. 4)

An Anthology of Myths, Legends and Folktales from Cameroon: Storytelling in Africa (Studies in African Literature v. 4)

By: Emmanuel Matateyou (editor)Hardback

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This mythology study from Cameroon illuminates the performance contexts of the oral narratives in Subsaharan Africa. The study of the narrator, narrative pattern, audience interaction and details about language, setting ,date ,time of the performance of eact tale is very imporatant and helps to recreate the atmosphere of live performance. THrough translated inot ENglish, the author has made an effort to give to the oral narratives an indigenous flavour. This book is divided into categories such as origin stories, stories about men and women, and trickster cycles.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780773485143
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780773485143
  • ISBN10: 0773485147

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